Ken Park

<em>Jenna DeTrapani, owner of Poulsbo’s newest shop, BookIt Nook, hangs out of the drive-thru window, ready for the next customer. </em>							 Ken Park/North Kitsap Herald photographs

BookIt Nook introduces ‘drive-thru’ bookstore

Opening a business in the middle of a pandemic is a risky thing to do, but the concept of the BookIt Nook, a “drive-thru” bookstore,… Continue reading

<em>Jenna DeTrapani, owner of Poulsbo’s newest shop, BookIt Nook, hangs out of the drive-thru window, ready for the next customer. </em>							 Ken Park/North Kitsap Herald photographs
Fishline had over 400 volunteers before the first COVID shutdown. Now they have 130 volunteers packaging and delivering food to those in need. Ken Park/North Kitsap Herald photos

Bellringer: Fishline shifts to serve needy families during pandemic

Fishline has been serving needy families in Poulsbo for over 50 years, and this year its services have been needed more than ever - even… Continue reading

Fishline had over 400 volunteers before the first COVID shutdown. Now they have 130 volunteers packaging and delivering food to those in need. Ken Park/North Kitsap Herald photos
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Man rescued after 30 minutes in Sound with no life jacket

A 24-year-old Vancouver, WA, man who was not wearing a life jacket was rescued after 30 minutes in frigid Puget Sound waters Monday night. The… Continue reading

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2 arrested in North Kitsap burglary, fraud, drug possession

A burglary in Port Gamble led to a case of fraud, forgery and drug possession in Poulsbo, in which two men were arrested. At approximately… Continue reading

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<em>ShareNet thrift store and food bank is off United Road in Kingston.</em>

Bellringer donations help ShareNet food bank

As one of the four charities that receive funds from the Poulsbo Lions Club Bellringer Campaign, ShareNet spends most of that money on food purchases… Continue reading

<em>ShareNet thrift store and food bank is off United Road in Kingston.</em>
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13 tribal members get COVID; 10% face quarantine

The Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe reported Dec. 1 that at least 13 community members had tested positive for COVID-19 following Thanksgiving holiday gatherings. On its… Continue reading

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Poulsbo City Hall to become Covid-19 test site

At the request of Kitsap County, Poulsbo City Hall will be converting its parking garage into a temporary COVID-19 testing site. The county had originally… Continue reading

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A 46 lot subdivision along the Northeast edge of Poulsbo city limits has been approved for development by the city. Courtesy photos

City OKs 46-lot Poulsbo Meadows subdivision

The city has approved the final plat for Poulsbo Meadows, the newest single-family housing subdivision located on the east side of city limits. Poulsbo Meadows… Continue reading

A 46 lot subdivision along the Northeast edge of Poulsbo city limits has been approved for development by the city. Courtesy photos
Poulsbo Parks and Recreation is preparing for 2021 and a post COVID-19 world. Ken Park/North Kitsap Herald

Poulsbo parks down, but preparing to play ball again

Like most things, COVID-19 has raised havoc on the Poulsbo Parks Department. Heading into the last month of the year, the department has lost $300,000… Continue reading

Poulsbo Parks and Recreation is preparing for 2021 and a post COVID-19 world. Ken Park/North Kitsap Herald
Loading up the pre-cut trees to transport to various locations in Kitsap County. Courtesy Olmstead Tree Farms.

Poulso tree farms to provide delivery service

Adapting to a worldwide pandemic, Olmstead Tree Farms in Poulsbo is offering a delivery service for people who want a “real” tree for Christmas, but… Continue reading

Loading up the pre-cut trees to transport to various locations in Kitsap County. Courtesy Olmstead Tree Farms.
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Poulsbo Lions seek donations to help those in need

For over 75 years the Poulsbo Lions Club has donated money to charities all across the city as part of its holiday Bellringer program. Those… Continue reading

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Rainy Daze is hosting a Pints for Purpose Event Nov. 28 raising money for Fishline's Christmas Child program.

Fundraiser Saturday for Christmas Child Program

Grab a pint and do some good at Rainy Daze Brewing in Poulsbo on Nov. 28, where $1 for every pint will go to Fishlines… Continue reading

Rainy Daze is hosting a Pints for Purpose Event Nov. 28 raising money for Fishline's Christmas Child program.
The North Kitsap High School spirit rock was relocated to its new home in the campus commons in an effort to remain central to the school, but also monitor the messaging that goes on the rock. (submitted photo)

Negative messages lead to NKHS ‘Spirit Rock’ being moved

No, the North Kitsap High School “spirit rock” has not been removed, but relocated in an effort to better monitor the messages that appear on… Continue reading

The North Kitsap High School spirit rock was relocated to its new home in the campus commons in an effort to remain central to the school, but also monitor the messaging that goes on the rock. (submitted photo)
KCSO has provided a photo of the suspect vehicle involved in a hit and run in Suquamish.

Woman dies in hit and run; driver at large

A 75-year-old man was arrested on Friday Nov. 13 in connection with the fatal hit and run in Squamish. The man, identified as Magne Staner… Continue reading

KCSO has provided a photo of the suspect vehicle involved in a hit and run in Suquamish.
Martha & Mary in Poulsbo has confirmed at least 12 active cases of COVID-19. KPark/NKHerald

COVID outbreak at Martha Mary in Poulsbo

An outbreak of COVID-19 has struck at Martha & Mary Health Services in Poulsbo. At least 12 people have been diagnosed with COVID - seven… Continue reading

Martha & Mary in Poulsbo has confirmed at least 12 active cases of COVID-19. KPark/NKHerald
<em>Artist rendering of the roundabout.</em>

Roundabout, tunnel part of Hwy. 305 plan

The city of Poulsbo approved a construction administration agreement with the state Department of Transportation to construct the Johnson Road/ SR305 roundabout. The city formed… Continue reading

<em>Artist rendering of the roundabout.</em>
The city of Poulsbo and the Poulsbo Fire Department are partnering for the Fire CARES program starting in January.

CARES responds to mental health, abuse issues

The city of Poulsbo and the Poulsbo Fire Department are coming together to participate in the Fire CARES program, a mobile unit responsible for responding… Continue reading

The city of Poulsbo and the Poulsbo Fire Department are partnering for the Fire CARES program starting in January.
Artist rendering of the roundabout.

City partners with WSDOT on roundabout construction

The city of Poulsbo approved a construction administration agreement with the state Department of Transportation to construct the Johnson Road/ SR305 roundabout. The city formed… Continue reading

Artist rendering of the roundabout.
Clearwater Casino. Courtesy photo

Casino takes extra precautions after worker gets COVID

An employee at Clearwater Casino in Suquamish has tested positive for COVID-19. Port Madison Enterprises, which owns the casino, received a call Oct. 31 that… Continue reading

Clearwater Casino. Courtesy photo
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11th hour decision delays NKSD students to January

The North Kitsap School District will not be welcoming students back Nov. 9 - it won’t be until Jan. 11, 2021. NKSD Superintendent Laurynn Evans… Continue reading

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